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India This Week: 5 June-11 June 2017

Jun 12, 2017 15:40 IST

India this week 5 June to 11 June 2017India this week is provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that occurred from 5 June to 11 June 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

5 June 2017
• ISRO launches India's heaviest satellite using launch vehicle GSLV Mark III D1
• Habibganj Railway Station to become India’s first private railway station
• India signs loan agreement with World Bank for Assam Citizen Centric Service Delivery project
• Government to implement India’s first Rural LED Street Lighting Project in AP

6 June 2017
• Anand Neelakantan, Haraprasad Das, Paramita Satpathy to be honoured with Kalinga Literary Awards
• Kerala Government implements 'green protocol' for weddings
• Government to appoint Nyaya Mitras to accelerate pending cases
• Union Government launches Skill for Life, Save a Life Initiative
• Ministries to decide on FDI proposals within 60 days: Finance Ministry
• Sachin Tendulkar joins UN campaign ‘Super Dads’

7 June 2017
• India's Presidential Election 2017 to be held on 17 July
• Union Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Somalia on transfer of sentenced persons
• Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and Korea for export credit of USD 9 billion
• Hoshiar Singh appointed as Registrar of Copyrights Office
• Health Secretary inaugurates ‘Vatsalya – Maatri Amrit Kosh’, a National Human Milk Bank and Lactation Counselling Centre
• RBI releases second Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2017-18
• Sam Pitroda resigns as Technical Advisor to Odisha Government

8 June 2017
• India's textile and fashion heritage became part of Google project We Wear Culture
• Union Health Minister conferred WHO Director-General’s special recognition award
• India One of Top 5 Consumer Markets in Asia, says BMI report
• Eminent social rights activist Mehrunnisa Dalwai no more

9 June 2017
• SC partially stays linking of PAN with Aadhaar
• Veteran Congress leader, P Govardhan Reddy passes away after cardiac arrest
• Ministry of AYUSH inaugurates 2nd National Health Editors' Conference on Yoga
• Kohli sole Indian in Forbes list of highest paid athletes
• GST Council constitutes 18 Sectoral Groups for smooth implementation of GST

10 June 2017
• Fadnavis announces formation of committee to look into farmers demands
• Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature authored by Jairam Ramesh launched

11 June 2017
• Railways to Induct 40000 Refurbished Coaches for Rs 8000 Cr
• Government launches Tele Law to provide legal aid in rural areas via video conferencing
• GST Council reduces GST Rates of 66 items
• Poet Haraprasad Das conferred with Kalinga Literary Award
• Maharashtra announces blanket loan waiver; farmers call of protest

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